A team of 146 Polish firefighters will help fight heavy fires in the south of France, the Polish interior ministry announced on Thursday.
Around 200 firemen and 70 vehicles including a Blackhawk helicopter equipped with a Bambi Bucket container capable of holding around 3,000 litres of water will arrive Tuesday to begin combatting the enormous blaze.
After seeing one of the newly-hatched chicks plummeting to the ground, quick-thinking researchers from the University of Rzeszów rushed to the rescue.
Polish firefighters have prepared coaches to transport Ukrainian refugees to reception points at temporary housing sites, if needed, a spokesperson for the State Fire Service told PAP on Thursday.
Fireman and defender for football club Dąb Dębno, Łukasz Gryciak is to be awarded the Cross of Merit for Bravery in a ceremony scheduled later today after he saved the lives of two children and their grandmother trapped in the fire.
Another group of Polish firefighters has landed in Athens to help fight the severe wildfires that have devastated areas of the country.
Poland's prime minister on Thursday praised Polish firefighters currently in Greece to fight a wave of wildfires that have laid waste to hectares of forests around the Greek capital.
Polish firefighters sent to Greece to help fight heavy fires in parts of the country will prolong their mission in Greece as requested to do so by the Greek authorities, a Polish government official said on Monday.
Poland sent to Germany a firefighting rescue team and 70 devices to dry out flooded property on Monday to help with flood relief, the prime minister announced.
Firefighters in Kraków have been battling a blaze that broke out in the city’s archives for 36 hours.